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IWCE 2022: Making the Toughest Times Better

This year's comprehensive conference program will focus on industry trends, executive discussions, regulatory reviews, technical instruction, cybersecurity checks and other discussions in various formats from informal roundtables to in-depth training classes. With 12 tracks, IWCE 2022 will cover all the major industry progressions as the technology changes every day. From updates to push-to-talk technologies, to in-building wireless, to smart and safe cities, the program offered plenty of opportunities to expand your knowledge and discover emerging technologies in critical communications. 

Sample Track Topics

  • 9-1-1/Control Rooms
  • Cloud or On-Premise Solutions
  • Emergency Comms: LMR, LTE, 5G
  • In-Building Wireless
  • Interoperability
  • Network resiliency
  • Policy Issues
  • Security-Cyber, Physical & Operational
  • Situational Awarness
  • Smart-X & IoT

This Just In! Sneak Peek at 2022 Sessions...

[Keynote] Priority for Data, Video and Information Services

Speaker: Billy Bob Brown, Jr, Executive Assistant Director at Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)

Critical infrastructure vulnerability to cyber-attacks requires a whole of nation approach to mitigate even sophisticated nation states.  A cyber-attack on the Nation’s critical infrastructure, whether successful or not, is likely to cause a significant overload on communications infrastructure and diminish private sector efforts along with coordination of federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government response.  When the target of attack is the communications infrastructure itself, the resulting impacts impede communications operability and interoperability amongst emergency responders.  Access to data, video and information services with priority and preemption is essential to effective and coordinated activities to ensure the safety of our citizens. The Next Generations Network Priority Service capabilities coordinated by CISA, enhance national security and the ability of emergency responders to seamlessly exchange information to perform mission essential national critical functions. Learn more about these critical CISA services from Emergency Communications Division Executive Assistant Director Billy Bob Brown, Jr.


[Deep Dive Workshop] Critical Communications for Complex Incident Response

High-performance Public Safety Broadband Networks (PSBN) are now providing day-to-day benefits for police, fire, and EMS systems worldwide. But the transformative value these networks bring to agencies forced to address major complex incidents is profound. From major disasters such as wildfire, earthquake, or hurricane to large-scale mass-casualty responses, the mission-critical network services, emerging PSBN-equipped devices, and compelling command applications are re-shaping responses. This IWCE 2022 workshop examines complex incident responses and how these new capabilities change public safety operations. The workshop will highlight PSBN offerings, new devices, and incident command tools.

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Agenda-at-a-Glance

Monday, March 21 & Tuesday, March 22: 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.​​

  • 9 a.m. – Noon:  (2) 3-Hour workshops​

  • 9 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.: (4) Power Sessions​

  • 10 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.: (4) Power Sessions​

  • 11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.: (4) Power Sessions​

  • Lunch: Noon – 1:30 p.m.​

  • 1:30 p.m. –  2:15 p.m. (6) Power sessions​

  • 2:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.: (4) Power sessions​

  • 3:30 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.: (4) Power sessions​

  • 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.: (2) Workshops​​

Wednesday, March 23: 8:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

  • Keynote Program: 8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m. ​

  • Expo Floor: 10 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. ​

  • Sessions 10:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.​

  • Lunch & Dedicated Expo Networking : 11:30 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.​

  • Sessions: 1:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.​

  • Sessions: 2:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.​

  • Sessions: 4:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.​

  • Expo Floor Reception: 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, March 24: 8:30 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.

  • Keynote Program: 8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.​

  • Expo Floor: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.​

  • Sessions: 10:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.​

  • Lunch & Dedicated Expo Networking: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.​

  • Sessions: 1 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.​

  • Sessions: 2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.​

  • Sessions: 4 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. 

Get a taste for what IWCE has to offer

IWCE's new digital pass options allow you to access a variety of sessions from conference tracks, keynotes, and special events  - including the Women in Communications panel. With two pass options available, you can receive up to 122 hours of cutting-edge education from IWCE 2021. Choose from our Premium Digital-Only or Digital-Only pass options. Content is available on-demand through December 31, 2021.

ETA's Education Forum at IWCE 2022

Co-located with IWCE 2022, ETA International provided training classes through outside vendors in popular technology areas related to ETA certification. Training classes for 2021 covered several key areas of expertise, including:

DAS and BDA Design, Installation and Maintenance
General Communications Technical Training
Fiber Optics for Wireless
Microwave Fundamentals
Practical Antenna Basics
Line and Antenna Sweep Training
An Introduction to 5G
Radio Frequency Interference and Mitigation
Associate Certified Electronics Training (CET)
Cybersecurity and Information Technology Specialist Training (ITS)

 

2022 details to be announced shortly-stay tuned!